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Oregano vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Oregano and Roquefort?

  • Oregano is richer in Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium, and Folate, while Roquefort is higher in Fiber.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Iron is 453% higher.
  • Roquefort has 166 times less Manganese than Oregano. Oregano has 4.99mg of Manganese, while Roquefort has 0.03mg.
  • Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Spices, oregano, dried and Cheese, roquefort types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +141.2%
Contains more Iron +6471.4%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Potassium +1284.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Copper +1761.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Contains more Calcium +141.2%
Contains more Iron +6471.4%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains more Potassium +1284.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +29.3%
Contains more Copper +1761.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +532.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +741.9%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +342.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +532.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +741.9%
Contains more Folate +383.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oregano Roquefort
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Roquefort Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 2g Oregano
Protein 9g 21.54g Roquefort
Fats 4.28g 30.64g Roquefort
Carbs 68.92g 2g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 369kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose 1.13g g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g g Roquefort
Fiber 42.5g 0g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 662mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 0.56mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 30mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 392mg Roquefort
Potassium 1260mg 91mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 1809mg Oregano
Zinc 2.69mg 2.08mg Oregano
Copper 0.633mg 0.034mg Oregano
Vitamin A 1701IU 1047IU Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU IU Oregano
Vitamin D 0µg µg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg 0mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.04mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.586mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 0.734mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg 1.731mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.124mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 49µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.64µg Roquefort
Vitamin K 621.7µg µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.322mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 0.441mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine 0.78mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine 0.5mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.127mg 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine 0.585mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.144mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 0mg 90mg Oregano
Trans Fat 0g g Roquefort
Saturated Fat 1.551g 19.263g Oregano
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 8.474g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 1.32g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Oregano Roquefort
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
230
Oregano
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
314
Oregano
90
Roquefort

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
54%
Oregano
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
69%
Oregano
2%
Roquefort
Fats
20%
Oregano
141%
Roquefort

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Roquefort
Roquefort is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is cheaper?
Roquefort
Roquefort is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 1784mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.712g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oregano
Oregano is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.